World Wide Security, Garden City, N.Y., launched its “Go Green!” program promoting energy conservation to its customers. As energy prices rise throughout the United States, the Long Island region is often impacted more dramatically because it is an island with logistics and energy challenges.
Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Inc. (Stanley CSS), Naperville, Ill., purchased Electronic Protection Network Inc. (doing business as Sonitrol of Savannah), a Sonitrol dealer since 2002, located in Savannah, Ga.
If you reassure Harriett Knight, you’ll be assured that, with a significant reduction in false alarms, the highest priority calls will get quicker response.
Knight, a supervisor in the 9-1-1 Detroit call center, says her operators receive more than 300 calls a day. She added the city’s recent commitment to enhanced call verification (ECV) through a partnership with local and national security industry leaders created a level of trust that has impacted the quality of police and emergency response on the city streets.
The application process for certification from the Installation Quality (IQ) Certification Program, Erie, Pa., an installation quality certification program for security alarm systems, is easier than ever, following revisions from the IQ board.
iSecurity, a free online trade show and conference organized by SDM and Security magazines returns for a second year on March 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend webinars, visit vendor booths, network and take part in Q&A sessions with presenters live from their computer screens, wherever they may be.
Recently, SDM Magazine had the chance to speak with Keith Jentoft, president of Videofied, White Bear Lake, Minn., regarding the burglar alarm market for the SDM February cover story: “State of the Market: Alarm Systems.” Jentoft touched on many aspects of the alarm market, including what he describes as its “crown jewel” — alarm response. Here’s what he had to say:
Micro Key Solutions, Kissimmee, Fla., a provider of software solutions for the security alarm industry, in cooperation with the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), a trade association that represents companies offering security (alarm) monitoring systems through a central station, is offering to pay the first year’s CSAA membership dues for any CSAA- approved, Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) central station using Micro Key Solutions’ Millennium Series™ monitoring software.